Prehension

The act of seizing, usually the act of taking food with the mouth.

Prehension

Pre·hen'sion noun [ Latin prehensio ; confer French préhension . See Prehensile .] The act of taking hold, seizing, or grasping, as with the hand or other member.
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prehension

The act of grasping, or taking hold of. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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prehension

(pre-hen´shәn) the act of grasping.
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Prehension

• (n.) The act of taking hold, seizing, or grasping, as with the hand or other member.
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prehension

(from the article `metaphysics`) ...mechanics (mechanics that is worked out in connection with the physics of relativity and thus measures not only the distance but also the time ...
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Prehension

(Lat. prehensus, from prehendere, to seize) In the terminology of A. N. Whitehead, prehension is the process of feeling whereby data are grasped or prehended by a subject. See Process and Reality, Part III -- L.W.
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prehension

Type: Term Pronunciation: prē-hen′shŭn Definitions: 1. The act of grasping, or taking hold of.
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